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I am a Professor for Data Analytics in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Wuppertal. I am further SNSF Professor in the Department of Informatics at University of Zurich, where I head the Data Analytics Group (DAG).

My research addresses open questions at the intersection between machine learning, network science, graph mining, and computational social science. A summary of my foundational works on higher-order graph analytics for time series data was recently published in Nature Physics.

In 2014 I was awarded a Juniorfellowship from the German Informatics Society. In 2018 I was awarded an SNSF Professorship with a volume of CHF 1.5 Mio from the Swiss National Science Foundation. Since 2019 I hold the Chair of Data Analytics at University of Wuppertal.

I am member of the executive committee of the German Informatics Society, founding co-chair of the Computational Social Science Section, associate editor of EPJ Data Science, and vice-director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Machine Learning and Data Analytics (IZMD).

Current Positions

Bergische Universit├Ąt Wuppertal
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Full Professor (W3) for Data Analytics, since 2019

Research Experience

ETH Zürich
Chair of Systems Design
Senior assistant and lecturer, 2017 - 2018

ETH Zürich
Chair of Systems Design
Postdoctoral researcher, 2011 - 2016

University of Trier
Department of Computer Science
Research Assistant, 2006 - 2011

ATLAS Trigger and Data Acquisition Project
Summer student and external software developer, 2004 - 2008

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